Review: could Losartan cause Leg Pain?


Leg pain is found among people who take Losartan, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Amlodipine Besylate, and have Hypertension . We study 10,596 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Leg pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Leg pain and more.

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Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan 25,155 users)

Leg Pain

Leg pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, back pain, memory loss, fatigue (latest reports from 962 Leg pain patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

10,596 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 13 people (0.12%) have Leg Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan cause Leg pain?

Time on Losartan when people have Leg Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 10 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 30 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 10 %

Gender of people who have Leg Pain when taking Losartan *:

  • female: 46.15 %
  • male: 53.85 %

Age of people who have Leg Pain when taking Losartan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 23.08 %
  • 60+: 76.92 %

Severity if Leg Pain when taking Losartan **:

  • least: 9.09 %
  • moderate: 36.36 %
  • severe: 45.45 %
  • most severe: 9.09 %

How people recovered from Leg Pain **:

  • while on drug: 11.11 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 88.89 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (11 people)
  • High Blood Pressure (7 people)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (3 people)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (2 people)
  • Diabetic Coma (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Amlodipine Besylate (3 people)
  • Metformin (2 people)
  • Atorvastatin Calcium (2 people)
  • Tamsulosin (1 person)
  • Sotalol Hydrochloride (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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